[CentOS] imaging a drive with dd

Fri Mar 3 02:23:49 UTC 2017
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 03/02/2017 09:17 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2017, at 7:04 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> On 03/02/2017 08:53 PM, Warren Young wrote:
>>> Why reinvent the wheel?
>> This is Centos7-armv7.  Not all the tools are there.
> btrfs and LVM2 appear to be built:
>      https://armv7.dev.centos.org/repodir/c71611-pass-1/btrfs-progs/4.4.1-1.el7/armv7hl/
>      https://armv7.dev.centos.org/repodir/c71611-pass-1/lvm2/2.02.166-1.el7/armv7hl/
> That’s the userland tools for both.  The rest is in the kernel, so you’d need to ensure that the appropriate drivers are built and installed.

thanks.  I will look at this as I put the server into production.  I 
never use all of the drive on my RSEL6 mailserver, so I would have space 
for snapshotting this one.